I like to Perform and
#IamaPlayLeader

Josephine is a Club Co-ordinator

3 words to describe yourself

  1. Spontaneous
  2. Approachable
  3. Free-thinking (That might count for 2 words though!)

How long have you
been with us?

Years

What did you do prior to joining us?

I worked in retail management, as a gym instructor, and have been self-employed selling vintage handbags and hand-made jewellery

Do you have another job or responsibility that runs alongside your role at Class Of Their Own?

I am also a Teaching Assistant in a Primary School during the day and then in the evening and weekends I am part of ‘The Dilemma Girls’ putting on performances across the local area and further afield for corporate events and private parties.

What do you do in your spare time?

I still love being creative and making my own jewellery/accessories and if I’m not working at the weekends then I love spending time with my friends.

What made you want to join Class Of Their Own?

I am really passionate about working with children and felt that I could really develop my skills here.

What makes you stay at Class Of Their Own?

I stay because it’s a great company to work for. The hours are perfect as it means I can focus on my other passions as well as having my weekends free.

How have you changed/developed since being at Class Of Their Own?

I joined Class Of Their Own as a Play Leader and realised how much fun it was. I then progressed to an Assistant Club Co-ordinator before becoming a Club Co-ordinator at Swiss Gardens in Shoreham. I now run one of the largest and busiest After School Clubs in Hove and love every minute of it! I’ve received so much training during my time at Class Of Their Own that it’s hard to remember it all but I’ve gained qualifications in Playwork and attended courses in First Aid, Safeguarding, Challenging Behaviour, Autism Awareness…the list goes on and on!

What do we look for in a
Play Leader?

A Play Leader is responsible for supporting the day to day activities in the Club and ensuring the children are given opportunities to play freely or engage in organised activities. Time at our clubs is the children’s free/leisure time and the activities that you set up for the children will be child-led and influenced by the children's likes and dislikes. Your aim for the day is to use your skills and experience to ensure the children enjoy their time with us.

Apply today If you possess the following...

Caring, Committed, Nurturing

Williness to be flexible

Creative & Innovative

Friendly with good communication skills

Fun, energy & enthusiasm

Lots of Ideas

Have a play focus

Great team working ability

What do we offer?

As a Play Leader, you will be working as part of a team, within the Club, to ensure each child and their family receives a high quality and consistent experience.

Our benefits include:

Fun, Friendly Working Environment

Our clubs are not just fun for children, they're great fun for Play Leaders too!

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Excellent Training

We have industry training, led in-house by our expert trainers.

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Ofsted Outstanding clubs

The majority of our clubs are rated Outstanding by Ofsted. Leading the way in excellance. 

Free Childcare

Parents/Carers working in our clubs can use our clubs for free when you work. 

Career Progression

Many of our Club Co-ordinators started out as Play Leaders and were promoted internally.  

Apprenticeships

Looking to break into childcare? Start an apprenticeship with us. 

Company Events & Awards

We have several events throughout the year, as well as an annual awards ceremony to recognise outstanding team members.

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DBS

We will pay for you to get your DBS check, so you are eligable to work in club. 

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Flexibility

We appreciate 'real life' and other commitments can cause head aches. We always try and work with you to be as flexible as possible.

Ready to get started?

Current Employees

After School Clubs

Children use our services

Years in operation

Class Of Their Own

Location:
Class Of Their Own
Linkline House
65 Church Road

Website: www.classoftheirown.com

Want to find out more? Visit our website!

Safeguarding Policy

Class Of Their Own are committed to the paramount care, safety and protection of each child attending our Breakfast, After School and Holiday Clubs. We expect all team members and volunteers to share this safeguarding commitment.

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